While this newsletter was revving up in August a lawsuit was decided that involved SAP and Versata, which has a diverse portfolio that includes specialized ERP products. A jury awarded Versata $139 million regarding its allegations of patent infringement by SAP which Versata said used its patents regarding the way items are priced and systems configured for products with multiple levels.

The case was decided in the Marshall Division of the U.S. District Court for East Texas. According to coverage at the time, Versata wanted only $100 million and the jury tossed in another $39 million. At the time, Versata hadn't yet made its mark on my mind as a company to keep an eye on. It had just acquired Everest Software. Meanwhile, the suit is on the other foot with a company called Kana Software having filed a patent infringement suit against Versata in Delaware District Court in December.

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